Topic: Ku Klux Klan Movement (the 1920s)
Areas of Social Movement theory to be considered: Cultural framing and political economy
The focus would be on the Emergence and Decline
Wade, Wyn Craig (1987). The Ku Klux Klan in America: The Fiery Cross. New York: Oxford University Press.
Quarles, C. (2009) The Ku Klux Klan & related American racialist & anti-Semitic organizations: A history & analysis. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.
Feldman, Glenn. (1999) Politics, Society, and the Klan in Alabama, 1915-1949. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press.
Lyman, M. & Potter, G. (2007). Organized Crime. Retrieved March 7, 2019, from River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall
References from class on social movement theory
McAdam., Doug, John D. McCarthy, and Mayer N. Zald. 1996. “Introduction: Opportunities, Mobilizing Structures, and Framing Processes – Toward a Synthetic, Comparative Perspective on Social Movements.” Pp. 1-20 in Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements: Political Opportunities, Mobilizing Structures, and Cultural Framings, edited by Doug McAdam, John D. McCarthy, and Mayer N. Zald. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Piven, Frances Fox, and Richard Cloward. 1979. Poor People’s Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail. New York: Random House, Inc.